I finally scanned this thing for anyone to print out and give it to their children for colouring or for hanging it up somewhere to measure their height. The figures are shoulder height (in cm) of most animals, except for birds and apes. Here’s a PDF for printout on several pages.
… halten das nordmärkische Wappen. Oder streiten sich drum? ;-)
Eine kleine Zeichnung fürs DSA-Briefspiel.
It seems I just have succeeded in importing the posts from my Blogspot blog “Songgryphon’s Cave”! :)
Now I’ll have to get to know all those WordPress functions to give these sites a nicer appearance…
I really am a true beginner at digital drawing! Ever heard of Filters? Textures? Esther, I guess you really do not get enough sleep to forget these things and to need your husband to remind you of such possibilities!
It does not make much difference at a small size, but at a bit larger size (or when printed) the version with some simple photoshop filters applied looks much better.
A quick drawing I did as birth greeting card for a good friend and (obviously) a fan of ravens.
While I am slowly adapting to the way of drawing with my tablet, I think I would have liked the look of a traditional drawing better – now that I look at the printed card. I guess I should have done this with black liners instead of digitally.
An illustration of a temple of Boron (the god of death from the role-playing-game DSA). It accompanies a story lead by my husband, especially a passage written by him in which this temple is carved into a rock face by dwarves to commemorate the fallen of a battle. It is based on the monastery of Ostrog in Montenegro.
Last year’s autumn has been very exhausting: The kids were taking turns in getting sick and we did not have a quiet evening or a good night’s sleep for two months.
This changed just before christmas and I have been working to restore some of my creative routine (what a contradiction in terms!) since then. This drawing of our St Nichlas’ Day was the first movement. The second one was a measuring rod for the kids, showing various animals at their approximate height (mostly shoulder height). And currently I am getting back to writing …